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A Framework For Assessing The Rationality Of Judgments In Carcinogenicity Hazard Identification, Douglas J. Crawford-Brown, Kenneth G. Brown Sep 1997

A Framework For Assessing The Rationality Of Judgments In Carcinogenicity Hazard Identification, Douglas J. Crawford-Brown, Kenneth G. Brown

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Arguing that guidelines for identifying carcinogens now lack a philosophically rigorous framework, the authors present an alternative that draws clear attention to the process of reasoning towards judgments of carcinogenicity.


Anthropogenic Electromagnetic Fields And Cancer: A Perspective, Charles Tomljanovic, Maxine Wright-Walters, Jules Stephensky Jun 1997

Anthropogenic Electromagnetic Fields And Cancer: A Perspective, Charles Tomljanovic, Maxine Wright-Walters, Jules Stephensky

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

The authors review findings of a recent National Research Council report and conclude that, e.g., until a cancer promotion model can be identified for effective testing, the EMF issue will remain open to debate.


A Comparison Of U.S. And E.U. Product Safety Regulations: A Case Study, Bryan Harris Jun 1997

A Comparison Of U.S. And E.U. Product Safety Regulations: A Case Study, Bryan Harris

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Mr. Harris compares government approaches with respect to foods that are combined with, e.g., trinkets - particularly when likely to be consumed by children.


Table Of Contents Volume Eight, Number Three, Summer 1997, Risk Editorial Board Jun 1997

Table Of Contents Volume Eight, Number Three, Summer 1997, Risk Editorial Board

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Table of contents for the journal RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (ISSN: 1073-8673)


Book Review Of Bonnie Cashin Farmer, A Nursing Home And Its Organizational Climate: An Ethnography (Auburn House 1996), Matthew James Dodson Jun 1997

Book Review Of Bonnie Cashin Farmer, A Nursing Home And Its Organizational Climate: An Ethnography (Auburn House 1996), Matthew James Dodson

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Review of the book Bonnie Cashin Farmer, A Nursing Home and its Organizational Climate: An Ethnography (Auburn House 1996). About the author, acknowledgments, appendix, bibliography, index. ISBN 0-86569-262-9 [176 pp. $49.95 Cloth. 88 Post Road West, Westport CT 06881.]


Psychosocial Risks Of Storing And Using Human Tissues In Research, Jon F. Merz Jun 1997

Psychosocial Risks Of Storing And Using Human Tissues In Research, Jon F. Merz

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Dr. Merz argues that genetics technology makes it more compelling that researchers plan more carefully for the collection and disposition of information derived from subjects' tissues and blood.


Scientific Facts Vs. Political Values, Thomas G. Field Jr. Jun 1997

Scientific Facts Vs. Political Values, Thomas G. Field Jr.

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Professor Field takes exception to a recent Science editorial.


Table Of Contents Volume Eight, Number Two, Spring 1997, Risk Editorial Board Mar 1997

Table Of Contents Volume Eight, Number Two, Spring 1997, Risk Editorial Board

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Table of contents for the journal RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (ISSN: 1073-8673)


The Normative Nature Of Risk Assessment: Features And Possibilities, Carl F. Cranor Mar 1997

The Normative Nature Of Risk Assessment: Features And Possibilities, Carl F. Cranor

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Dr. Cranor argues that appreciating risk assessment to be permeated with normative presuppositions, in contrast with being primarily objective, opens up unforeseen possibilities for risk management.


Book Review Of Jeffrey W. Vincoli, Risk Management For Hazardous Chemicals (1996) And Andre R. Cooper, Sr., Cooper's Toxic Exposures Desk Reference (1997), Thomas G. Field Jr. Mar 1997

Book Review Of Jeffrey W. Vincoli, Risk Management For Hazardous Chemicals (1996) And Andre R. Cooper, Sr., Cooper's Toxic Exposures Desk Reference (1997), Thomas G. Field Jr.

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Book reviews for the following: Jeffrey W. Vincoli, Risk Management for Hazardous Chemicals (2 vols. CRC Lewis Publishers 1996). Acknowledgments, author, Chemical Abstracts Number index, chemical name index, introduction, preface, references, structure diagrams, tables. LC 96-35282, ISBN 1-56670-200-3 [3040+ pp. Cloth $297.00, $9.95 shipping. 2000 Corporate Blvd., N.W. Boca Raton, FL 33431.] Andr6 R. Cooper, Sr., Cooper's Toxic Exposures Desk Reference (CRC Lewis Publishers 1997). Chemical Abstracts Number index, chemical name index, introduction, synonyms and trade name index, tables. LC 96-35221, ISBN 1-56670-220-8 [2006+ pp. Cloth $199.00, $9.95 shipping.]


How Some Risk Frameworks Disenfranchise The Public, Kristin Shrader-Frechette Jan 1997

How Some Risk Frameworks Disenfranchise The Public, Kristin Shrader-Frechette

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

The author responds to recent characterizations of her work.


Book Review Of Bruce M. Owen Et Al., The Economics Of A Disaster - The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, William C. Shaw Ii Jan 1997

Book Review Of Bruce M. Owen Et Al., The Economics Of A Disaster - The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, William C. Shaw Ii

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Review of Bruce M. Owen, David A. Argue, Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth, Gloria J. Hurdle & Gale Mosteller, The Economics of a Disaster - The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (Quorum Books 1995). Acknowledgments, appendices, author index, figures, selected bibliography, subject index, tables. LC 95- 3782; ISBN 0-89930-987-9. [200 pp. Cloth $55.00. 88 Post Road West, Westport CT 06881.]


Book Review Of Michael D. Green, Bendectin And Birth Defects: The Challenges Of Mass Toxic Substance Litigation, Stefan Oglevee Jan 1997

Book Review Of Michael D. Green, Bendectin And Birth Defects: The Challenges Of Mass Toxic Substance Litigation, Stefan Oglevee

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Review of Michael D. Green, Bendectin and Birth Defects: The Challenges of Mass Toxic Substances Litigation (University of Pennsylvania Press 1996). Acknowledgements, index, preface, selected bibliography. LC 95-42306; ISBN 0-8122-3257-7 [368 pp. $29.95 Cloth. 1300 Blockley Hall, 418 Service Drive, Philadelphia PA 19104-6097.]


Book Review Of Baruch A. Brody, Ethical Issues In Drug Testing, Approval, And Pricing, Annalee Abelson Jan 1997

Book Review Of Baruch A. Brody, Ethical Issues In Drug Testing, Approval, And Pricing, Annalee Abelson

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Review of Baruch A. Brody, Ethical Issues in Drug Testing, Approval, and Pricing (Oxford University Press 1995). Conclusions, index, introduction, preface. LC 94-4479; ISBN 0-19-508831-X. [268 pp. Cloth $35.00. 200 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016.]


Book Review Of Amer Ei-Ahraf & William V. Willis, Management Of Animal Waste - Environmental Health Problems And Technological Solutions, Penny Dean Jan 1997

Book Review Of Amer Ei-Ahraf & William V. Willis, Management Of Animal Waste - Environmental Health Problems And Technological Solutions, Penny Dean

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Review of Amer El-Ahraf & William V. Willis, Management of Animal Waste - Environmental Health Problems and Technological Solutions (Praeger Publishers 1996). About the authors, bibliography, index, introduction, tables. LC 95-654; ISBN 0-275-93529-9 [185 pp. Cloth $65.00. 88 Post Road West, Westport CT 06881.]


Table Of Contents Volume Eight, Number One, Winter 1997, Risk Editorial Board Jan 1997

Table Of Contents Volume Eight, Number One, Winter 1997, Risk Editorial Board

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Table of contents for the journal RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (ISSN: 1073-8673)


Book Review Of Clovis E. Semmes, Racism, Health, And Post-Industrialism: A Theory Of African-American Health, Jerry Haynes Jan 1997

Book Review Of Clovis E. Semmes, Racism, Health, And Post-Industrialism: A Theory Of African-American Health, Jerry Haynes

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Review of Clovis E. Semmes, Racism, Health, and Post-Industrialism: A Theory of African-American Health (Praeger Publishers 1996). About the author, acknowledgements, index, introduction, selected bibliography. LC-95-34440; ISBN 0-275-95428-5 [178 pp. Cloth $59.95, paper $18.95. 88 Post Road West, Westport CT 06881.]